Representing the Kindertransport, screening and discussion at the Goethe Institute, London


January 30, 2024    
6:00 pm GMT - 9:00 pm GMT

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Commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January and the 85th anniversary of the Kindertransport, we invite you to a film screening and discussion to reflect on how the transports have been remembered through exhibitions, film, literature and in different national and transnational contexts. Following the presentation of the films My Knees Were Jumping and 256,000 Miles From Home by Melissa Hacker, a panel discussion will bring together Berlin-based writer Esther Dischereit, filmmaker and KTA Executive Director Melissa Hacker from New York, historian Andrea Hammel from Aberystwyth and historian Bill Niven from Nottingham, who will be moderating the conversation. Please find more details about the programme and the speakers below.

6.00 pm: Welcome and Introductions to the Films
6.15 pm: My Knees Were Jumping, M.Hacker, USA 1996, 76 mins.
7.35 pm: 256.000 Miles From Home, M Hacker, USA, 2023, 15 mins
7.55 pm: Discussion

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